Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:12 am

The Men and Gender Equality Policy Project (MGEPP), led by Instituto Promundo and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), is a multi-year, multi-country effort to build the evidence base on how to change public institutions and policies to ...

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Gender relations, sexual and gender-based violence and the effects of conflict on women and men in North Kivu. Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:41 am

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) was conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 by Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice and the Institut Supérieur du Lac, with a focus on understanding men’s practices and attitudes related ...

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Global pathways to men’s caregiving: Mixed methods findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey and the Men Who Care study

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:38 am

Promoting men’s participation in unpaid care work is part of the Programme of Action for the International Conference on Population and Development. However, men’s involvement in care work does not mirror the advances women have made in paid work outside ...

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MenCare Brazil Film

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:12 am

The MenCare Campaign is proud to present Marcio’s Story, an emotional telling of how fatherhood plays an integral role in men’s lives. Marcio, a man living in Brazil, narrates in first person the importance of supporting men’s involvement in the ...

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MenCare Rwanda Film

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:10 am

The MenCare Campaign presents Theresa and Landuwari’s story from Rwanda, a journey of a husband and father’s understanding that when men engage as caregivers in the home and support women’s economic empowerment and education, it benefits women, children and the ...

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“The Gift of Fatherhood” – MenCare South Africa

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:08 am

Fatherhood is a gift to children, but it’s also a gift to dads. In Khayelitsha, Themba inspires his younger brother, Andrew, who is about to become a father. [Produced by Goodfight Media with Sonke Gender Justice…for Sonke, MenCare Global and ...

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MenCare Movie – Indonesia

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 3:06 am

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Narratives of young South African fathers: redefining masculinity through fatherhood

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:56 am

In the new South Africa gender role constructions are slowly shifting, this article explores early fatherhood as a potential site for the development of alternative masculinities. Existing research tends to cast young men as subjects of risk factor vulnerability and ...

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The men’s health gap: men must be included in the global health equity agenda

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 9:44 am

In most parts of the world, health outcomes among boys and men continue to be substantially worse than among girls and women, yet this gender-based disparity in health has received little national, regional or global acknowledgement or attention from health ...

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‘Because I am a man, I should be gentle to my wife and my children’: positive masculinity to stop gender-based violence in a coastal district in Vietnam, Gender & Development, 21:1, 81-96

Posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:02 am

Despite the efforts of the government to promote gender equality in Vietnam, genderbased violence is still a critical issue. This article explores a pilot project, the Responsible Men Club, developed and implemented in a coastal district in Vietnam from 2010 ...

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